Trafalgar Square has been evacuated after a suspicious item was found, it is understood.
The area in central London is on lockdown with images showing a large police presence and cordons in place.
Multiple people on social media reported hearing the sound of a ‘bang’ or explosion.
Metro.co.uk has contacted the Metropolitan Police for more details.
The London Fire Brigade is also in attendance.
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